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Sandra McGuinness #466
(Loftus, null, Australia)
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Ski touring in the Elaho Range
After two decades of adventuring in the Canadian mountains, it's time to move back to Australia.
Trip Reports Insert
55 2019.04.12 About That Ferry: Almost Rainbow Mountain By Senior Citizens
49 2012.08.25 Once More Into The Wild: Scrambles In The Settlers Group
55 2012.07.21 Beyond The Devils: Mount Bor and Urd Peak
28 2012.06.24 Cache Peak and Mount Independence From Logger Springs Road
49 2012.06.03 How Not To Climb Mount Shardelow
56 2012.05.24 More Travels with Captain Bivouac: Battleship Lakes to Cloudraker Spur
36 2012.05.15 Reco Mountain on Skis
61 2012.05.10 Good Times in the Badshots: Ferguson to Armstrong Lake
32 2012.04.22 A Couple of Kootenay Classics with A Couple of Coastal Classics: II. Ymir Mountain
50 2012.04.21 Ski ascent of Old Glory
45 2012.04.13 Escape From the Bonnington Range
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Feature Photos Insert
8 2019.05.05 East Side Mount McLeod
6 2012.09.04 Mount Thurston from Elk mountain
7 2012.09.04 Elk Mountain from Trail to Thurston
9 2012.08.28 Tooth Ridge Towers
7 2012.08.26 Mount Willet, Standard Ascent Route
10 2012.08.26 Mount Wilkinson from Bacchus Ridge
7 2012.08.26 Unnamed Peak between Mount Clark and Bacchus Ridge
9 2012.08.26 Bacchus Ridge
9 2012.08.26 Mount Beguin from the Southwest
8 2012.08.26 Mount Bulmer from South
9 2012.08.26 Winter Peak
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Road/Trail Bulletins
3 2019.05.19 Snow covered and still easily skied, snow bridges melting out. Semaphore Lakes Trail
1 2019.05.19 Road has been plowed and is open for the season Hurley River Road
1 2019.04.30 Snow Free to 1200 metres Elfin Lakes Trail
3 2019.04.25 Hard pack all the way Joffre Lakes Trail
3 2019.04.21 Skiable from start, creek getting tough to cross E0.8 Callaghan West Mainline
3 2019.04.22 Road open for over 3 km Chance Creek FSR
3 2019.04.12 Skiable except for few sections low down Hanging Lake Winter Trail
5 2004.09.01 Drove this road Shannon Creek - Branch 28 FSR
7 2009.04.29 Skied up this road to climb Mount Elise Huckleberry Spur
7 2008.04.20 Skied up this road Bayonne Creek FSR
7 2007.06.09 Drove road enroute to Mount Faith McRae Road
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Equipment Reviews Insert
9 Mammut Barryvox: A Digital Beacon with Analogue Mode
6 Mapitfirst: Canadian Rockies: Hiking and Backpacking Edition.
2 Mapitfirst: Revelstoke and Glacier National Park (beta version)
Integral Designs MK1XL: A Tent or a Condensation Trap?

General Articles Insert
5 Crag Climbing Around the West Kootenays

Discussions Insert
Help out the CAA by filling in their new survey on the proposed danger scale
Jumbo Glacier Resort will discourage heavy footed hikers
More Cat Skiing Applications this one in the Rossland Range
Public Comment Period on Jumbo Glacier Resort Now Open
snowmobile traffic on pemberton to cheakamus
Subpeaks are now full blown mountain records